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Record Number: 4253


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'6/11/1830 - I have just read the speeches of our Parliament in the Journal des Debats. How entirely I agree with Lord Grey; but the bare possibility of war with France is insupportable ... Brougham does not mention such a possibility, and I think his opinion nearly as good as Lord Grey's'.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

6 Nov 1830

Country:

France

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Paris

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

Amelia Opie

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

12 Nov 1769

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Father was a physician

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

Presbyterian/ Quaker 1825 onwards

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

France

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Various

Title:

Journal des Debats

Genre:

Essays / Criticism, Politics

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

French serial

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

4253

Source:

Print

Author:

Cecilia Lucy Brightell

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Memorials of the Life of Amelia Opie

Place of Publication:

Norwich

Date of Publication:

1854

Vol:

n/a

Page:

252-5

Additional Comments:

Extracts from Amelia's journal whilst she lived in Paris in 1830.

Citation:

Cecilia Lucy Brightell, Memorials of the Life of Amelia Opie (Norwich, 1854), p. 252-5, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=4253, accessed: 16 April 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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